Written and visually designed for students ages 10 to 17, the 2010 Compton’s by Britannica has been thoroughly reviewed, updated, and revised by educators, expert contributors, and Britannica editors. Packed with dramatic pictures, detailed diagrams, and engaging text, Compton’s gives young readers the basic facts and entices older students to dig deeper for the answers to their more complex questions.

Britannica Book of the Year®

ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE

New and revised articles include China, India, Latin America, medicine, Native Americans, petroleum, and telecommunications.

THE PERFECT classroom SUPPLEMENT

Compton’s can easily be incorporated by teachers into their lesson plans and used by students to start projects and homework assignments.

PROVIDES QUICK AND EASY ACCESS TO INFORMATION

Users can find the information they need quickly with the help of Here and There, a convenient guide in the front of each volume that organizes content by subject, article, and page; the Fact Index, a mini-encyclopedia with more than 29,800 short articles; and the standard Index.


Volumes: 26

Pages: 11,000

ISBN: 978-1-59339-522-3

Copyright: 2010